5 stars · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · mental health · my faves · own voices author · young adult

REVIEW: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

The Official Description: From Stonewall and Lambda Award–winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time. Felix Love has never been in love—and, yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. He desperately wants to know what it’s like and… Continue reading REVIEW: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

general fiction · lgbtqia content · my faves · satire

REVIEW: Enter The Aardvark by Jessica Anthony

The Official Description: Only one thing stands between Alexander Paine Wilson and his destiny… and it has long ears, spoon-like claws and a tubular snout. Republican congressman Alexander Paine Wilson is determined that nothing will stop him in his campaign for re-election. Not the fact that he is a bachelor, not the fact that his main… Continue reading REVIEW: Enter The Aardvark by Jessica Anthony

M/F Romance · romance · young adult

REVIEW: Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

The Official Description: A fresh, irresistible rom-com from debut author Emma Lord about the chances we take, the paths life can lead us on, and how love can be found in the opposite place you expected.   Meet Pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist. Her family may be falling apart, but their massive… Continue reading REVIEW: Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · mental health · my faves · own voices author

REVIEW: Love On The Spectrum by Alec Nortan

The Official Description: Hervé has Asperger’s, a specific kind of autism that makes him unable to interact with other people. Luc has been severely scarred by fire and flees human presence to avert the way people glare and frown when they see him. It was impossible for them to meet, but life sometimes likes to cheat… Continue reading REVIEW: Love On The Spectrum by Alec Nortan

Contemporary · MM romance · romance

REVIEW: The Lamar St. Jon Experience (The Follow #3) by Eliza David

The Official Description: This third installment of The Follow series chronicles the journey of one of its’ most enigmatic characters, celebrity heartthrob Lamar St. Jon. And he is saying goodbye to stardom for good…at least, he hopes. Boasting a successful career in modeling, television, & film, Lamar leaves the glitz of celebrity behind to find his… Continue reading REVIEW: The Lamar St. Jon Experience (The Follow #3) by Eliza David

5 stars · Dystopian · lgbtqia content · sci-fi / fantasy · sequel · suspense · young adult

REVIEW: The Electric Heir by Victoria Lee is Remarkable

The Official Description: Six months after Noam Álvaro helped overthrow the despotic government of Carolinia, the Atlantians have gained citizenship, and Lehrer is chancellor. But despite Lehrer’s image as a progressive humanitarian leader, Noam has finally remembered the truth that Lehrer forced him to forget—that Lehrer is responsible for the deadly magic infection that ravaged Carolinia.… Continue reading REVIEW: The Electric Heir by Victoria Lee is Remarkable

Contemporary · general fiction · lgbtqia content · sequel

REVIEW: Find Me by Andre Aciman

The Official Description: No novel in recent memory has spoken more movingly to contemporary readers about the nature of love than André Aciman’s haunting Call Me by Your Name. First published in 2007, it was hailed as “a love letter, an invocation . . . an exceptionally beautiful book” (Stacey D’Erasmo, The New York Times Book… Continue reading REVIEW: Find Me by Andre Aciman

Contemporary · lgbtqia content · mystery · polyamory · sequel · suspense

REVIEW: Body Parts and Mind Games (County Durham Quad #4) by Jude Tresswell

The Official Description: Organ trafficking, types of attraction and far-right nationalism are ingredients in this tale about Mike, Ross, Raith and Phil, a gay polyamorous quad who live in North-East England. Phil is a surgeon in Warbridge Hospital. A patient's organs are harvested illegally. Are Phil's colleagues involved? Detective Nick Seabrooke returns to Warbridge to… Continue reading REVIEW: Body Parts and Mind Games (County Durham Quad #4) by Jude Tresswell

MM romance · Paranormal · romance · suspense

REVIEW: I Buried a Witch by Josh Lanyon

The Official Description: official description Just the facts: M/M partnership, Magical Character married to a non-magical, murder mystery, the continuation of series Cosmo and his Police Commissioner are back on the trail of a killer but secrets have a way of breaking things... and marriages... apart! - Kinzie Things My thoughts bit: Say hello to the… Continue reading REVIEW: I Buried a Witch by Josh Lanyon

FF romance · lgbtqia content · Paranormal · sequel · suspense

REVIEW: Shadows And Dreams by Alexis Hall

The Official Description: I like my women like I like my whiskey: liable to kill me. The two parts of being a paranormal private investigator I could really do without are being forced to eat bananas by an animated statue with a potassium fixation, and being put on trial for murder by a self-appointed council of… Continue reading REVIEW: Shadows And Dreams by Alexis Hall

historical · lgbtqia content · re-telling

REVIEW: Mercutio by J.I. Davenport

The Official Description: Return to the sensuous world of Romeo and Juliet to discover the story of Mercutio, Verona’s most flamboyant citizen! Prancing on the sidelines of the bitter feud between the Houses of Montecchi and Capuleti, Mercutio harbours his own secret conflict: he is hopelessly in love with his best friend, Romeo Montecchi. When he… Continue reading REVIEW: Mercutio by J.I. Davenport

Contemporary · MM romance

REVIEW: Someday, Someday by Emma Scott

The Official Description: How long would you wait for love? Max Kaufman was kicked out of his home as a teen and his life has been an uphill battle ever since. From addiction and living on the streets, to recovery and putting himself through nursing school, he’s spent the last ten years rebuilding his shattered sense… Continue reading REVIEW: Someday, Someday by Emma Scott